The Secret To Success In The New Economy Is ... Being Nice?

Adam Grant explains why giving leads to success in the workplace.
Adam Grant explains why giving leads to success in the workplace.

What's the best way to get ahead? It's long been assumed that being nice puts you at a disadvantage, inviting people to trample over you as they make their way to the corner office. In fact, studies have shown that CEOs are four times more likely to be psychopathic than regular workers.

Adam Grant, a management professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, has made a splash with his new book called Give and Take. As the world of work has become more interconnected, he argues, the successful people are those who have strong relationships.